01 March 2017

Essex media experts go global

Globelynx stuio at our Colchester Campus

The new Globelynx studio at our Colchester Campus

Experts in everything from child fitness to refugees, from Brexit to tattoos, and air quality to terrorism are connecting to broadcasters around the world thanks to a new Globelynx television studio at the University of Essex.

Globelynx is used by news channels around the world to facilitate reliable, live, expert interviews. It connects more experts to more broadcasters in more countries than anyone else and can be booked in one simple step.

  • If you are an Essex academic interested in finding out more about the Globelynx studio, or wish to arrange training, please contact the Communications Office.

The self-operated studio at the University of Essex connects news rooms to some of the top academic experts in their fields, including:

Professor Chris Cooper – an expert in artificial blood and doping in sport who has appeared on Sky News, BBC Radio 5 Live and CNN.

Professor Pam Cox – an expert in social history and the changing role of women who presented two BBC series: Shopgirls: The True Story of Life Behind the Counter and Servants: The True Story of Life Below the Stairs.

Professor Steve Peers – an expert in EU law and Brexit who has appeared on Bloomberg, LBC and BBC Radio 4.

Dr Gavin Sandercock – an expert in child fitness who has appeared on BBC Breakfast.

Dr Clara Sandoval – an expert in transitional justice who helped bring about peace in Colombia and has appeared on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 5 Live.

Dr Gina Yannitell Reinhardt – an expert in foreign aid and disaster prevention who has appeared on BBC News and ITV national news.

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